The Civilization Of The Renaissance In Italy
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: January 2006
Duration: 14 hours 13 minutes
In this landmark study, Burckhardt chronicles the breakup of the medieval worldview that came with the rediscoveries of Greek and Roman culture and the new emphasis on the role of the individual. These went hand in hand with scientific achievement and a more naturalistic depiction of the world in art and literature.